Fitchburg man arrested for robbery, theft of car.ORANGE - A Fitchburg man accused of robbing a bar and stealing the bartender's car, eventually crashing it into a pursing police cruiser, was ordered held without bail in Franklin County Jail Franklin County Jail can refer to:
Christopher Oja, 27, of 44 Prichard St., Fitchburg, was arrested by Gardner police early yesterday morning.
Police in Orange had received a call about 1:30 a.m. from the bartender at RC's Pub on South Main Street, according to according to
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In 1776, Sullivan was a State court judge in Massachusetts. and Ben Kovacevic went to the bar and were told by the bartender that she had been robbed at knife point by a patron, who also took her car. She said she had been closing the pub at the time and the robber tried to force her into the car, but she was able to flee, police said.
Police issued an alert to other area departments to be on the lookout for in search of; looking for.
See also: Lookout the vehicle.
About 2:40 a.m., Officer Robert Holst spotted a car on Main Street in Gardner that matched the description of the one sought by Orange police. He signaled the driver to stop, but the man continued along several side streets in the downtown, according to Gardner Sgt. Leonard G. Crossman.
He said Gardner Police Officers Larry Landry and Joseph Wolski joined the pursuit, which ended when Officer Wolski's cruiser and the stolen vehicle collided head-on at Main and Parker streets; the pursuit did not reach high speeds and lasted only about two minutes.
The three officers approached the vehicle after the collision and arrested Mr. Oja. He was taken to Heywood Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries, the sergeant said. The officers were not hurt.
Mr. Oja is charged with armed carjacking The criminal taking of a motor vehicle from its driver by force, violence, or intimidation.
The u.s. justice department categorizes the crime of carjacking as a "completed or attempted Robbery of a motor vehicle by a stranger , armed robbery, assault with a dangerous weapon (knife), attempting to commit a crime (kidnapping), larceny larceny, in law, the unlawful taking and carrying away of the property of another, with intent to deprive the owner of its use or to appropriate it to the use of the perpetrator or of someone else. of property worth more than $250, larceny of a motor vehicle, and intimidation of a witness.